When she was a young girl, Tracie Malesa often played a game in her family’s electrical contracting business. She and her sister often would imitate her grandparents by holding imaginary business meetings of their own, pretending to schedule service calls and typing up little invoices, just to have fun.
There’s no playing around for her these days. Malesa grew up to run Du-Rite Electric, an Elkhorn-based family-owned company that’s seen revenues climb 25 percent over the past year, and should soon expect another $1 million in growth thanks to burgeoning federal contracting work and the rising popularity of green projects.Getting involved with federal contracting jobs
Du-Rite Electric has served local metropolitan homeowners, builders and contractors since the company was founded by her grandparents in 1958, but becoming a contract holder of the General Services Administration schedule opened the company to work on government projects creating an additional revenue... Read More